Education

Sayles, Mitchell scholarships go to four outstanding students

Two funds at Placer Community Foundation, the Richard and Doris Sayles Family Scholarship Fund and the Larry D. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Fund, recently awarded scholarships to ...

Sight Word Busters volunteers celebrate students’ reading success

Volunteer tutors in the Sight Word Busters program were recognized recently by Auburn Union School District Superintendent Dr. Laura Grassmann and three local elementary school pri ...

Three Auburn Union board seats up for election this fall

Three of Auburn Union School District’s five board seats are up for election in November, and Interim Superintendent Laura Grassmann wants to hold a workshop to give interest ...

AUSD to weigh budget, strategic plan next week

The Auburn Union School District expects its board to approve two major documents next week – its 2014-15 budget and a three-year strategic plan, revised for the first time i ...

E.V. Cain sweeps top honors in American Legion Auxiliary Americanism Essay Contest

Three seventh-graders from E.V. Cain won the middle school division’s 6th and 7th grade competition in the American Legion Auxiliary Americanism Essay Contest. The topic was ...

It's official: CHS gymnasium now 'Pucci Gym'

Ron Pucci never approached his basketball coaching job at Colfax High School with thoughts of individual glory or personal acclaim on his mind. In his 30-year coaching career at C ...

Placer Union budgets $36.9 million for 2014-15

A week before it expects to approve its 2014-15 budget, Placer Union High School District isn’t absolutely certain whether it will have more or less money than it did last ye ...

Chalk it up to caring about her kids

Valarie Lucas has spent nearly four decades teaching, but this year has been her last. Maidu High School’s graduation Thursday night was her last graduation, and she descri ...